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​The lic​​ensed practical nurse maintains standards of nursing practice and professional conduct established by BCCNM.


  1. Maintains current registration.
  2. Maintains own competence to practise.
  3. Maintains own physical, psychological and emotional fitness to practise.
  4. Practises within own level of competence, employer policies, the LPN scope of practice and all relevant legislation.
  5. Is accountable and responsible for own nursing decisions, actions and professional conduct.
  6. Seeks guidance and direction as required.
  7. Takes action to promote safe, competent and ethical care for clients.
  8. Advocates for and/or helps to develop policies and procedures consistent with BCCNM Standards of Practice.
  9. Understands the role of BCCNM and its relationship to one’s own practice.

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